Donna Kacmar's BIG little house: Small Houses Designed by Architects PDF

By Donna Kacmar

 What are the demanding situations architects face whilst designing living areas of a restricted dimension? And what can those tasks let us know approximately structure – and architectural rules – in general?

In BIG little house, award-winning architect Donna Kacmar introduces twenty real-life examples of small homes. every one undertaking is lower than 1,000 sq. ft (100 sq. meters) in measurement and, introduced jointly, the designs display an perspective in the direction of materiality, mild, enclosure and lodging that's particular to minimum dwellings. whereas a part of a pattern to handle turning out to be matters approximately minimising intake and absence of reasonable housing, the publication demonstrates that small dwellings aren't regularly easily the results of price range constraints yet represent a planned layout approach of their personal right.

Highly illustrated and in full-colour all through, every one instance relies on interviews with the unique architect and followed by way of exact flooring plans. This ground-breaking, fantastically designed textual content deals functional information to any expert architect or house owner drawn to small scale projects.

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